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ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES AT BOSCH

 BROADVIEW, Ill., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- As of Jan. 1, 1994, Rainer Hahn will replace Friedrich Schiefer as chairman and chief executive officer of Robert Bosch Corporation, headquartered in Broadview. Effective the same date, Robert S. Oswald has been appointed president and chief operating officer of Robert Bosch Corporation. Oswald will also remain president of the Automotive Group.
 Schiefer is returning to Stuttgart to take over his new responsibilities as vice chairman and chief financial officer of Robert Bosch GmbH. He will also be in charge of the company's Communications Technology business sector.
 Hahn has a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Stuttgart. He joined Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, on Jan. 1, 1983, as president of the Industrial Equipment Division. In 1989, he was elected a member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH with responsibility for the Industrial Equipment, Hydraulics and Pneumatics, and Packaging Machinery divisions. In 1992, he was given additional responsibility for the Power Tool and Junkers Thermotechnology divisions.
 Oswald is a 1964 graduate of GMI with a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and earned an MBA from Michigan State University in 1972. Before coming to Bosch, Oswald was vice president and general manager-Electronics with Cummins Engine Company in Columbus, Ind. Oswald served with Cummins between 1983 and 1989. From 1966 to 1983, he held a series of manufacturing, quality control and engineering positions with Ford Motor Company, and was with the Rochester Products Division of General Motors Corporation from 1959 to 1965. He is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers and the GMI Engineering & Management Institute board of trustees.
 Robert Bosch Corporation, a fully owned subsidiary of Robert Bosch GmbH, Stuttgart, has over 5,000 employees in manufacturing, sales and service, and serves automotive and industrial markets through the manufacture and sale of high-quality, high-technology products, such as electrical and electronic automotive components, mobile communication systems, packaging machinery, industrial automation components and systems, metal deburring/finishing systems and computer programmable controls, hydraulic and pneumatic components and systems, and household appliances.
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 /NOTE TO EDITORS: For further information or to obtain press photos, contact Margret Nordquist of Bosch, 708-865-5367/
 /CONTACT: Margret Nordquist of Bosch, 708-865-5367/


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